Meet Our Team

Board of Directors

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Joe DePippo
Chair
Tournant, Inc.
Founding Partner

paul colangelo

Paul Colangelo
Vice Chair
Avenu Insights
CEO

steve rubley

Steve Rubley
Treasurer
Thomson Reuters and TRSS
President and CEO

Ubong Ituen

Ubong Ituen
Secretary
McDonald’s
Retired, Vice President, US Marketing

MaryLee Montague

Mary Lee Montague
Chair, Governance Committee
Montague & Associates, LLC.
Chief Search Consultant

Junior Bridgeman
Member Emeritus
Bridgeman Foods
President

Christine Cocrane
LMI
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Transformation

Tim Cox
BMO Financial Group
U.S. General Counsel & Chief Regulatory Officer

Laura Eikerenkoetter

Laura Eikerenkoetter
Cigna
VP, Human Resources

G.J. Hart
Red Robin
CEO

Gwendolyn G. High
Aramark
Retired, VP of Community Relations

Doug Meijer
Member Emeritus
Meijer
Co-Chairman

Dawn Melchiorre
Cradles to Crayons Chicago
Executive Director

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Staci Rawls
Yum! Brands
Chief of Staff

Kate Rose
Member Emeritus
Kate and Justin Rose Foundation
Chairman

Management Staff

Executive Team

Erin Kerr

Erin Kerr
CEO

Maggie Jackson

Maggie Jackson
Director of Strategy and People

Angela Bellantoni
Assistant, Executive Office

Chapter Team

Brent Glass

Brent Glass
VP, Chapter Relations

Angela Abrishami

Angela Abrishami
Managing Director, Frederick

Staff member in blue Blessings sweatshirt

Jennifer Leader Anderson
Chapter Coordinator, Frederick

Tammy Bennett
Chapter Coordinator, First Coast

Mollibeth Cardwell
Grants Manager, Chapters

Katie Cowan
Chapter Coordinator, Orlando

Heather Ford
Administrative Assistant, SWFL

Julie Halbach

Julie Halbach
Chapter Coordinator, Waukesha County

Keala Hammerstrom Combs
Chapter Coordinator, Louisville

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Kim Holsclaw
Managing Director, Louisville

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Samantha Minton
Managing Director, First Coast

Paige Navarro

Paige Navarro
Chapter Coordinator, SWFL

Susie Reed

Susan Reed
Managing Director, Waukesha County

Cecilia St Arnold

Cecilla St. Arnold
Managing Director, SWFL

Eleanor Stewart

Eleanor Stewart
Chapter Coordinator, Chicago

Dan Summins

Dan Summins
Managing Director, Chicago

Community Programs Team

Anita Knazze

Anita Knazze
VP, Community Programs

Jenny Scherer

Jenny Scherer
Director, Community Programs

Rosanne McGuire

Rosanne McGuire
Associate Director, Community Programs

Trisha Ewald
Program Manager

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Eddie Maria
Program Manager

Melissa Vasquez
Program Manager

Development Team

Beth Bush

Beth Bush
Director of Athletic Partnerships

Sydney DeLong

Sydney DeLong
Manager, Individual Giving

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Shannon Fitzgerald
Associate Director, Chapter Development and Events

Alexis Hartman

Alexis Hartman
Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Latrie Marshall
Grants Manager, National

Aijalon Powell

Aijalon Powell
Associate, Fund Development

Finance Team

Otis Usher

Otis Usher
Chief Financial Officer

Regina Taylor

Regina Taylor
Director of Accounting

Cameron Baldwin

Cameron Baldwin
Staff Accountant

Jen Ezell

Jennifer Ezell
Accounting Manager

Junia Pendleton
Accounts Payable Coordinator

Mary Salaszar
Data Management Coordinator

Jeanne Yates

Jeannie Yates
Accounting Coordinator

Food Solutions Team

Heather Dambrosi

Heather Dambrosi
VP, National Food Solutions

Cindy Burnside

Cindy Burnside
Food Solutions Associate

Marketing Team

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Nikki Grizzle
Chief Marketing and Ambassadors Officer

Robin Rueff

Robin Rueff
Director, Digital Marketing
and Creative

Paige Fowler

Paige Daugherty
Digital Marketing Coordinator